Category «Sex-Ed»

What Is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome?

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition caused by an imbalance of a woman’s reproductive hormones and other metabolic problems. It affects as many as 1 in 10 women. It may affect menstruation and fertilisation, and cause physical bodily changes. Thankfully, this condition can be treated. PCOS is characterised by the growth of small cysts …

HPV – Everything You Need To Know

Human Papillomavirus is a group of around 150 viruses. It is the most common sexually transmitted infection, newly infecting around 14 million people each year. HPV can be harmless, but at the same time, some viruses can cause genital warts or cancer. In most cases, the immune system kills the virus but it can present …

The Type of Sexual Assault We Don’t Talk About: Coercion

Dating abuse and sexual violence manifest in countless ways, and there are often gray areas surrounding what constitutes abuse, rape, or sexual assault. The baseline for all kinds of sexual abuse is a lack of consent — voluntary, sober, enthusiastic, non-coerced, continual, active, honest, usually verbal consent. For right now, let’s to focus on one specific …

Contraception: One Big Contraption

  Sex. We’re all having it. Or we aren’t. Whether you’re having sex or not, it’s good to know ways to protect yourself from pregnancy and STD’s. Here are some Q&A’s about the main types of contraceptives that people use. These aren’t all of the ways, but these are the most used! You can always …

Things I Wish I Had Learned In Sex-Ed: Virginity

When you search “virgin” on Merriam-Webster, the results are; “a person who has not had sexual intercourse,” “a person who is inexperienced in a usually specified sphere of activity,” “an unmarried woman devoted to religion,” “an absolutely chaste young woman,” and “an unmarried girl or woman.” It may seem weird that virgin is mostly specified …

Why Sustain Natural’s Feminine Products Are Worth The Price Despite Questionable Health Claims

Father-daughter duo Jeffrey and Meika Hollander founded Sustain Natural with a mission: to advocate for sexual and reproductive health while reducing the environmental footprint typical of health and beauty companies to promote a better, safer world for anyone with a vagina. The company started by creating condoms, lubricant, “post-play wipes,” lip and body balms, massage oil, …

So What Is Libido, Anyways?

Video courtesy of Carvaka Sex Toys Studies show that women are more commonly affected by lower libido. Libido is a fancy word for sex drive and having a low libido means you have have less desire for sexual activity. Having a low libido can cause a lot of stress on a person, especially if they …

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